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Virtual Visitation and Other Forms of Electronic Communications in Child Time-Sharing Cases

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Children spend a lot of time on electronic devices and it is not uncommon for parents to complain about this or to limit their use. However, in child time sharing cases, the different types of technologies available can afford these same parents more ways to communicate. This can be particularly helpful when parenting plans… Read More »


When a Marital Affair Results in a Pregnancy

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Marital infidelity is often a leading factor in the decision to get a divorce. It destroys trust and can be hard for the injured spouse to forgive. Even when it does not cause the breakup of a marriage, it can have lasting ramifications. In addition to feelings of jealousy, hurt, and bitterness, it can… Read More »


When Emotional Abuse Is a Factor in Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The safety and well-being of your children are primary concerns in cases involving child time sharing and parenting plan arrangements. Whether you are going through a divorce or are otherwise living apart from the other parent, you want to be sure they are willing and able to meet all of your child’s needs. Child… Read More »


Can I Get My Marriage Annulled?

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Getting a divorce may be the best possible option for couples who no longer wish to be together or have major disagreements on vital issues pertaining to their marriage and children. However, this does not mean that your marital status is now ‘single’ nor does it erase the fact that your marriage happened. You… Read More »


How Important Is Your Past in Child Time-Sharing Proceedings

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In any legal situation involving parents, the mere thought of losing your rights or being unable to spend adequate amounts of time with your child is enough to cause a panic. This is particularly true in child time sharing proceedings, where past behaviors can influence the future relationship with your child. It is important… Read More »


How to Maintain a Healthy Attitude During Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The end of a marriage is never pleasant. After starting out with the intention to spend the rest of your lives together, your energies are now focused on rebuilding your life apart from your spouse. Factors in your divorce or events that occurred during your marriage can leave you feeling angry, sad, hopeless, or… Read More »


Accepting When a Marriage Cannot Be Saved

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Getting a divorce is nothing you should rush into. For couples experiencing marital problems, there are several options to consider before making the difficult and life changing decision to end the marriage. Individual or couples therapy may be an option and a trial separation may help you both get perspective on the situation. For… Read More »


Children’s Rights in Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

When parents have relationship problems, children can suffer as a result. During the difficult process of going through a divorce and the ensuing child time sharing proceedings, your child’s feelings about the situation can easily end up being overshadowed by the conflict between you and your spouse and the stress you both are experiencing…. Read More »


How Child Time-Sharing Can Help Newly Divorce Parents in the Summer

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

For parents who end up filing for divorce, deciding how to handle arrangements regarding your children can be challenging. At any time of the year, it can take months simply to adjust to a child time sharing plan. It also takes plenty of practice in learning how to adjust to living in a one… Read More »


Five Things to Consider Before Agreeing to a Marital Property Settlement

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

In many divorce cases, dividing all of the property and assets that you have accumulated over the course of your marriage is often the most time consuming and potentially contentious part. Even if you and your spouse agree on ending the marriage, disagreements can arise. It is important to put thought into any decisions… Read More »